DRI: The Georgian Dream plan for the implementation of the 6th point of the European Commission did not fully comply with the recommendation of the Eu

DRI continues to inform the public about the implementation of the European Commission's 12-point plan, and this time, it evaluates the implementation of the European Commission's recommendation regarding organized crime and oversight of law enforcement agencies.

Monitoring of the implementation of the 12-point plan of the European Commission

DRI is evaluating whether the 12-point plan presented by the ruling political power is being implemented.

DRI opinions on Human Rights Strategy

On September 5, 2022, the Government of Georgia approved the 2022-2030 National Human Rights Strategy and submitted it to the Parliament of Georgia.

Amendments to be made to the Law of Georgia on Corruption do not meet the requirements of the 12-point plan of the European Union

DRI submitted opinions to the Legal Issues Committee of the Parliament of Georgia, parliamentary factions and political groups relating to the legislative amendments drafted by the ruling party in relation to the anti-corruption agency.

DRI recommendations relating to the strengthening of parliamentary oversight of the security sector

The Democracy Research Institute addressed the Chairman of the Defense and Security Committee of the Parliament of Georgia with recommendations to strengthen the parliamentary supervision over the security sector.

DRI: 2021 Activity Report of the State Security Service fails to inform Parliament of the actual activities of the Service
The extremely general report fails to inform Members of Parliament of ​​the actual activities of the State Security Service and does not provide enough information for the implementation of democratic parliamentary control over the Service. 
Abkhazia in anticipation of a stable and long-lasting Russian authoritarianism?
Last week was tense in Abkhazia. The opposition of the de facto authorities tried to seize power in a revolutionary way, but failed.
Corrupt and occupation aspects of energy crisis in Abkhazia
As early as January 2020, the shutdown of the Enguri HPP due to rehabilitation works plunged Abkhazia into a deep energy crisis. 
Freedom of Religion in Abkhazia and South Ossetia/Tskhinvali Region

In the occupied territories, Georgian believers do not have the opportunity to exercise their faith and cultural rights in the language of their choice, from their church clergymen, in traditional cult buildings.

State resources wasted in the State Security Service
An analysis of the court judgments in the cases investigated by the Security Service reveals that the Service performs police functions as well.